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Don’t Leave Money on the Table: How Inefficiency Is Secretly Hurting Your Freight Broker Business

Don’t Leave Money on the Table: How Inefficiency Is Secretly Hurting Your Freight Broker Business

According to market research company IDC, inefficiency costs businesses 20 to 30 percent of their revenue each year. If you use manual tasks (i.e. check calls, manual truck searches, emails/phone calls to finalize truck bookings) in your business, you may be unnecessarily reducing your profits by up to 20 or 30 percent. Inefficiency within your operations also impacts your ability…

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Three Ways To Increase Productivity Using Trucker Tools’ Digital Freight Matching with McLeod’s PowerBroker TMS

Three Ways To Increase Productivity Using Trucker Tools’ Digital Freight Matching with McLeod’s PowerBroker TMS

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, productivity increases have allowed the United States business sector to produce nine times more goods and services since 1947 with little increase in the number of hours worked. In your freight broker or 3PL business, increasing productivity offers you the same value proposition. Raising productivity offers you a chance to increase your volume…

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Trinity Logistics Finds Trucks Faster, Expands Capacity Options and Streamlines Load Booking Process with Trucker Tools’ Digital Freight Matching and Book It Now®

Trinity Logistics Finds Trucks Faster, Expands Capacity Options and Streamlines Load Booking Process with Trucker Tools’ Digital Freight Matching and Book It Now®

Trucker Tools’ digital freight matching and Book It Now® offer freight brokers and logistics providers faster, more efficient ways to locate and secure trucks, which is especially important in a competitive capacity environment like the current one. These ground-breaking technologies offer a clear pathway to greater efficiency and cost reductions by simplifying employee workflows and increasing the speed with which…

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How Trinity Logistics Uses Trucker Tools’ Tech To Engage and Retain Carriers

How Trinity Logistics Uses Trucker Tools’ Tech To Engage and Retain Carriers

Hayley Dobson, Trinity Logistics’ Group Vice President, recently spoke to Trucker Tools’ Founder and CEO Prasad Gollapalli about how the company is using Trucker Tools’ technology to simplify communications with carriers and provide them with a streamlined technology experience. The conversation, which was part of a webinar entitled “How Trinity Logistics Engages Carriers Through Technology To Build Its Network,” illustrates…

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Mapping and Managing Your Digital Transformation Journey

Mapping and Managing Your Digital Transformation Journey

Traditional freight brokerages are adopting powerful new technologies at an increasingly faster pace. Technology is the foundation for building better engagement and making your brokerage “stickier” with the carrier community in a capacity challenged market. This session explores how evolving technology is impacting brokers, and the key operational challenges that can be solved – and deliver rapid ROI – with…

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Surge Transportation Automates Load Booking, Streamlines Operations and Builds Better Carrier Relationships Using Trucker Tools’ Digital Solutions

Surge Transportation Automates Load Booking, Streamlines Operations and Builds Better Carrier Relationships Using Trucker Tools’ Digital Solutions

In a recent webinar entitled How to Scale Up and Drive Brokerage Efficiency—and Build Better Driver Relationships, Surge Transportation’s Founder and President Omar Singh spoke about how Trucker Tools’ digital solutions are helping the company meet several major business objectives. With integrations between Trucker Tools’ digital freight matching platform, Book-It-Now® and the company’s McLeod Software transportation management system, Surge Transportation…

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Trucker Tools’ Fireside Chat with TIA’s President & CEO Anne Reinke

Trucker Tools’ Fireside Chat with TIA’s President & CEO Anne Reinke

Since 1978, the Transportation Intermediaries Association has been providing resources, education and advocacy to third-party logistics companies of all sizes. Today TIA is made up of 1,600 member companies, most of which are small, family-owned businesses. Trucker Tools recently had the good fortune to host a webinar entitled “A Conversation with TIA’s Anne Reinke.” In the webinar, Reinke, who is…

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Separating the Contenders from the Pretenders: What To Look for in a True Digital Platform

Separating the Contenders from the Pretenders: What To Look for in a True Digital Platform

It’s undeniable that digital technology has forever changed the transportation industry. However, not all digital technologies deliver the same results. If you’re a freight broker or 3PL who wants to take your business to the next level, you have to make thoughtful technology choices to maximize ROI on your technology investments. That starts with implementing a true digital platform, not…

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Three Essential Digital Tools To Increase Efficiency in Your Freight Broker Business

Three Essential Digital Tools To Increase Efficiency in Your Freight Broker Business

When you think of using technology in your business with the goal of increasing operational efficiency, you have to think about how you can scale faster without incurring exponential expenses. If you’re a broker moving 1,000 loads/month today, how can you move 4,000 loads/month without hiring new employees and increasing your expenses?  Well-designed, true digital platforms will reduce inefficiencies in…

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